Delayed justice for Sulukule

The saddest story of urban transformation in Istanbul is Sulukule. This neighborhood is known as the one of the oldest Roma settlements in the world. Romani coming from India during the Byzantium era are believed to have settled right next to the city walls of Istanbul. 

Complaint filed against 27 people who tweeted about Istanbul hostage crisis in Istanbul

A criminal complaint has been filed against 27 prominent figures, including main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal K?l?çdaro?lu, journalists and celebrities, for comments made on social media about the police operation to end the March 31 hostage crisis at Istanbul's Ça?layan Courthouse, which ended with the death of a prosecutor and his two captors. 

Singer-turned-AKP candidate slammed over sexism

Though best-known for turning a Central Asian folk song into a campaign jingle for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), newly minted AKP candidate U?ur I??lak's areas of expertise have been shown to extend into the realm of relationship advice given the singer's 2012 comments saying "it is in women's nature to belong to men."